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The Influence of Freud's Physician Training on his Perspective of Psychoanalysis

Freud was a physician by training though he focused on psychoanalysis as he developed his theory of psychosexual development and the psychodynamic theory (id, ego, and superego). Did his training as a physician or his interest in psychoanalysis appear to exert the greater influence on his view of the mind-body relationship? Why?

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I think that Freud's training as a physician as well as his interest in psychoanalysis, both exerted and equally powerful influence on his view of the mind-body relationship. This is due to the fact that ...

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